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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread takes an easy comfort food classic up a notch with mini chocolate chips.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword banana bread recipe, chocolate chip banan bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 258 kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour (regular or gluten-free)
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips plus about 2 tbsp for topping


  1. Spray a 9-inch by 5-inch loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Place an oven rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Mash bananas with a fork.

  4. In a large mixing bowl add: granulated sugar, brown sugar and melted butter . Mix to combine.

  5. Add in the egg, sour cream, vanilla, and mashed bananas.

  6. Mix until well combined and smooth.

  7. Add in the flour, baking soda, and salt and mix until just combined.

  8. Fold in the mini chocolate chips with a spatula until evenly distributed.

  9. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth. Top with 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips.

  10. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes cover the top of the bread with foil to protect from over browning.
  11. Check bread after 55 minutes-1 hour by inserting a toothpick. Remove from oven when toothpick comes out clean.
  12. Allow bread to cool in the pan on a cooling rack from 10 minutes before removing it. Cool fully on rack before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 258 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 319mg13%
Potassium 153mg4%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 256IU5%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 35mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.